June 18 - June 24
Nursing News Round-up 6/25
Curated weekly news for nurse leaders. Catch up on the industry in one stop.
In Case You Missed It …
Monday, June 18
A new robotic device has the ability to take blood and analyze the samples. The research is directed by Dr. Max Balter who said, “Diagnostic blood testing is the most common medical routine performed in the world, and forms the cornerstone of modern medicine”
Tuesday, June 19
The Reporter News
Camp for some means swimming and chants, but NorthBay’s nurse camp teaches high school students how to use a stethoscope, suture wounds, and many other nursing skills. The camp is suppose to encourage and excite students to pursue a career in healthcare.
Wednesday, June 20
Former Vice President Joe Biden gives a speech and addresses hospice nurses for their incredible work. Biden refers to several experiences that he or loved ones have had encountering hospice. Biden says, “If there are any angels in heaven, they are all nurses.”
Friday, June 22
The House passed a bill in order to fight the opioid abuse epidemic. The House passed additional bills, which contain Medicaid and Medicare reform. The goal of the bill is to educate, provide treatment, and recovery for those affected.